October 23, 2014

Four Stages Of Leadership Development

Four Stages Of Leadership Development

‘Leadership’ isn’t short of scholarly or practical inquiry, and while our fascination with leaders remains high, views and expectations of them are changing. Today’s organizations, and the leaders that run them, are faced with increasing and unprecedented complexity.

October 2, 2014

Why Being A Leader Is No Longer A Choice

Why being a leader is no longer a choice

I’ve always said that achieving professional leadership begins with personal leadership. But what is the value in becoming a leader for those with no aspiration of professional leadership? What’s the benefit of being a leader in our personal lives?

July 31, 2014

Leaders Surround Themselves With Leaders

Our relationships significantly impact our success. In the same way that our past relationships shaped the person we are today, our current relationships are shaping our future. Jim Rohn captured it best when he said ‘You are the average of the five people you spend most time with’ because the more time we spend with someone, the more we adopt their beliefs and behaviours. While it’s clear our social circle can ‘make’ or ‘break’ our success, most of us don’t consciously choose our peer group. On the other hand, leaders surround themselves with leaders. They consciously seek and maintain relationships with people that lift their mental, emotional and spiritual game.